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Apr 25, 2017 8:25 am

Rizin FF sends message to furious Al Iaquinta regarding boos after KO win

This past weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta returned to the Octagon after nearly a 2-year hiatus from the Octagon. In 2015, Iaquinta quickly climbed the UFC lightweight rankings, as he went on an impressive 4-fight win streak. Iaquinta was fresh off a submission loss to Mitch Clarke in 2014, when he picked...

Apr 24, 2017 7:31 am

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes in the works for July, no official date set

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes in the works for July, no official date set A women’s bantamweight title fight between top contender Valentina Shevchenko and current champion Amanda Nunes is being targeted for July. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor spoke with Shevchenko’s management who stated that the title fight is in the works for the month of...

Apr 23, 2017 11:15 am

UFC Fight Night 108 Reebok Outfitting Pay: Artem Lobov takes home $2,500

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 108 event in Nashville delivered with some very exciting scraps and memorable finishes. In the evening’s main event, featherweight fighters Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov went to war, exchanging bombs for the better part of twenty five minutes. After the horn sounded to end round five, the bout was left...

Apr 23, 2017 10:49 am

Pros react to Mike Perry’s brutal KO victory over Jake Ellenberger

Pros react to Mike Perry’s brutal KO victory over Jake Ellenberger UFC welterweight Mike Perry scored a devastating second-round knockout victory over veteran Jake Ellenberger on the main card of last night’s UFC Fight Night 108 event in Nashville. “Platinum” was able to catch Ellenberger with a standing right elbow that sent Jake crashing to...

Apr 23, 2017 10:13 am

Conor McGregor sends Artem Lobov a message following loss to Cub Swanson at UFC Nashville

Conor McGregor sends Artem Lobov a message following loss to Cub Swanson at UFC Nashville Featherweight fighters Artem Lobov and Cub Swanson went to war in the main event of UFC Fight Night 108 yesterday evening in Nashville. The “Russian Hammer” and “Killer Cub” exchanged bombs for five straight rounds before the horn sounded and...

Apr 22, 2017 3:31 pm

Report | Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko slated for July 8 in Las Vegas

Report | Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko slated for July 8 in Las Vegas Earlier today current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes took to Twitter where she delivered the following message for her fans “Don’t worry guys. I will defend this belt soon. UFC is working on making an amazing card for all the...

Apr 21, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | 10 of the fastest knockouts in UFC history

Knockout finishes are one of the greatest spectacles in combat sports. In this video with 10 of the fastest knockouts in UFC history, these fighters had a quick day in the Octagon office. Our very own BJ Penn made waves all the way back in 2001 at UFC 34 when he fought Caol Uno in...

Apr 19, 2017 7:14 am

Joe Lauzon discusses his fighting future ahead of Nashville bout with Stevie Ray

This weekend, when the UFC touches down in Nashville, Tennessee, fan favorite lightweight Joe Lauzon will take on Scotland’s Stevie Ray. The bout will mark Lauzon’s 24th fight under the UFC banner – an incredible run that has seen him earn a record 15 performance of the night awards. Ahead of his latest battle, Lauzon...

Apr 4, 2017 3:22 pm

Alexander Gustafsson gives prediction for Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently is currently gearing up for his UFC 210 light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson, where he will look to once again defeat the knockout artist for the light heavyweight title. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is torn on their predictions for the fight, with...

Apr 1, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | King Mo vs. Rampage Jackson 2 (Highlights)

Friday night in Rosemont, IL, MMA legend Rampage Jackson stepped into the cage with MMA veteran Mohammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal for a highly anticipated rematch three years in the making. Going into the fight, King Mo promised to use his wrestling to lay on top of the heavier Rampage for fifteen minutes. Come fight night...

Mar 31, 2017 10:53 pm

MMA community reacts to King Mo’s win over Rampage Jackson

Friday night in the main event of Bellator 175, Bellator MMA veteran King Mo stepped into the cage with MMA legend Rampage Jackson for a highly anticipated showdown, where King Mo looked to avenge his 2014 decision loss to Jackson. The rematch was an extremely interesting affair, with King Mo looking to utilize his wrestling...

Mar 30, 2017 11:15 am

Alexander Gustafsson talks potential Jon Jones rematch

Back in 2013, Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson stepped into the Octagon in the midst of a 6-fight win streak to fight UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. The fight was an extremely back and forth one that saw Gustafsson give the champ the toughest test of his career, arguably beating Jones despite the fact that...

Mar 27, 2017 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley discusses the changing recipe for stardom in the UFC

Over the last year, the UFC has been criticized on several occasions for booking fights that focus more on entertainment than they do on legitimate ranking-based matchmaking. Former featherweight champion Conor McGregor‘s immediate lightweight title shot against Eddie Alvarez, for example, was initially criticized. So too was former bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey‘s recent title shot...

Mar 26, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 – UFC SOUNDWAVES

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 – UFC SOUNDWAVES Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor experienced the first setback of his UFC career at UFC 196 in March of 2016 when he was submitted by Nate Diaz in the second-round of their event-headlining welterweight bout. Shortly after McGregor’s loss to Diaz at UFC 196, UFC...

Mar 18, 2017 10:35 pm

VIDEO | Gennady Golovkin drops Daniel Jacobs, earns the decision victory

VIDEO | Gennady Golovkin drops Daniel Jacobs, earns the decision victory Gennady Golovkin was able to score a razor close decision victory over a very game Daniel Jacobs last night on pay-per-view. The boxing match was nothing short of awesome as ‘GGG’ and Jacobs traded punches back and forth until the final bell, thus leaving...

Mar 18, 2017 5:03 pm

UFC Fight Night 107 Bonus Report

UFC Fight Night 107 Bonus Report Today’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London, England, delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at today’s UFC Fight Night 107 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 107’ bonuses went to...

Mar 14, 2017 10:47 am

VIDEO | Eddie Bravo explains reason for heated argument with Michael Bisping

Earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada, many fans and members of the MMA community were in town for the Fighters Only World MMA Awards and UFC 209 event. After the MMA Awards took place, there was a heated argument involving UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping as he was seen in a video yelling at...

Mar 13, 2017 12:47 pm

VIDEO | Insane sound of Edson Barboza’s flying knee KO is just plain scary

You need to hear the sound of Edson Barboza Jr's knee knocking out Beneil Dariush at #UFCFortaleza.Andy Nesbitt has the incredible highlight. Posted by UFC on FOX on Saturday, March 11, 2017 On Saturday night, #5 UFC ranked lightweight Edson Barboza added another highlight reel knockout to his collection. Barboza met #9 ranked Beneil Dariush...

Mar 13, 2017 8:31 am

Amanda Nunes hints at UFC 212 showdown with Valentina Shevchenko

When Valentina Shevchenko submitted Julianna Pena with a second-round armbar back in January, she earned herself a crack at Amanda Nunes and the UFC women’s bantamweight title. While the Kyrgyzstani fighter’s title shot has been confirmed, however, the date and location of this fight are still not known. On Sunday evening, Nunes dropped a serious...

Mar 8, 2017 10:45 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley describes touching story on why he is giving his newest UFC belt away

Tyron Woodley had another new UFC welterweight champion belt wrapped around his waist on Saturday night. “The Chosen One” successfully defended his title as judges awarded him a majority decision in his UFC 209 championship bout against Stephen Thompson after five rounds of close competition. Speaking with TMZ, Woodley says he won’t be holding on...

Mar 8, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub explains why Michael Bisping was snapping at Eddie Bravo

Last week in Las Vegas after the World MMA Awards, we saw a video of UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a heated argument with Eddie Bravo. It wasn’t clear from the video why Bisping was so upset with Bravo, but Bravo said in the video that he was giving the UFC middleweight champion some...

Mar 8, 2017 7:15 am

Georges St-Pierre explains how draining being a UFC champion is

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not fought in over three years now. The last time ‘Rush’ stepped into the Octagon to fight, he was competing against Johny Hendricks in hopes of defending his welterweight title for the 9th time. St-Pierre and Hendricks went to war over the course of 5 rounds before St-Pierre...

Mar 7, 2017 12:52 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 209 – Nate Diaz dropping in lightweight ranks

The UFC updated their rankings following UFC 209, which took place over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was able to jump up a spot to the #8 spot in the pound-for-pound ranks with his majority win over Stephen Thompson. Interestingly, TJ Dillashaw went up a rank in the pound-for-pound...

Mar 7, 2017 10:16 am

NSAC Director Bob Bennet: 10-8 round for Woodley is “unacceptable”

This past weekend, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his UFC welterweight title for the second time as he picked up a majority decision win over Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in a rather controversial performance. While Woodley was awarded the majority decision, there were many, including UFC President Dana White, who believe that Thompson won the...

Mar 7, 2017 9:38 am

Dana White fires back at Tyron Woodley following UFC 209

In the main event of UFC 209, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley retained his welterweight strap in a rather controversial performance against welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson as he was awarded a majority decision. Many, including UFC President Dana White scored the bout 3 rounds to 2, with Stephen Thompson being the winner. With that...